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John C. Huang, Ph.D., PE
The Fair Housing Act is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discriminatory housing practices. It covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course is designed to help designers and builders understand the accessibility requirements of the Fair Housing Act. Students will get familiar with the definitions of various terms associated with the barrier-free design and the applicability of the Fair Housing Act. In addition, a list of common violations of the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements is provided. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.